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Cairn L

Passage Grave

<b>Cairn L</b>Posted by CianMcLiamImage © Ken Williams/ShadowsandStone.com 2008
Nearest Town:Oldcastle (3km NW)
OS Ref (IE):   N572774 / Sheet: 42
Latitude:53° 44' 35.04" N
Longitude:   7° 7' 58.66" W

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Ancient Irish were first to record an eclipse – 5,355 years ago


Our ancient Irish ancestors carved images of an ancient eclipse into giant stones over 5,000 years ago, on November 30, 3340 BC to be exact. This is the oldest known recorded solar eclipse in history.

The illustrations are found on the Stone Age “Cairn L,” on Carbane West, at Loughcrew, outside Kells, in County Meath... continues...
moss Posted by moss
17th August 2015ce

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